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Dr Tumi and wife arrested for fraud

Dr Tumi and wife arrested for frau

Dr Tumi and wife arrested for fraud

Gospel musician Dr Tumi and his wife were each released on R3000 bail by the Commercial Crimes court sitting in Palm Ridge on Tuesday.

The couple, Dr. Tumi, real name Tumisang Makweya and Kgaogelo Makweya handed themselves in on Tuesday to the Hawks and were arrested and charged with fraud amounting to R1.5 million.

According to the Hawks, it is alleged that the suspects, Doctor Tumi (39) and his wife Kgaogelo (36) were listed as committee members at a non-profit organisation, and allegedly submitted altered grant application documents to the National Lotteries Board for approval of funds on projects in 2018.

“Further investigation revealed that the couple together with their co-accused who has since been released on R5000 bail each, Chistopher Tshivule (46) and Thomas Ndadza (48) allegedly altered information on the documents submitted to the National Lotteries in September 2018 which resulted in the amount of over R1.5 million being transferred into a private bank account,“ Hawks said in a statement.

The couple allegedly benefitted approximately R760 000 from the funds. “They handed themselves in at the Johannesburg office escorted by their attorney and were subsequently charged for fraud.

They appeared in the Palm Ridge Specialised Commercial Crimes Court today and were granted bail of R3000 each. The case was postponed to 07 May 2021 for docket disclosure.‚ÄĚ

Source | Daily Sun

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